Technical solutions to protect financial privacy may not suffice. Stronger cultural norms around minding one’s own business are needed as well.
China’s new digital currency and Blockchain Services Network are part of a national plan to escape U.S. financial hegemony.
This week’s Twitter hack won’t make it easier for the crypto industry to win friends in Washington D.C., with possible implications for DeFi and more. How we talk about events like this matters.
Money requires a network effect, helped by the self-reinforcing idea that “everyone’s using it because everyone’s using it.”
With bitcoin increasingly riding on Ethereum’s rails, we’re about to see greater complementarity between the top two blockchains.
Technology on its own doesn’t ensure inclusion. People do. There’s nothing intrinsically fair about a blockchain.
Illogical stock movements demonstrate the need for new ways to allocate capital. Yes, it’s time to talk about token offerings once more.
Peer-to-peer bitcoin transactions are up in the developing world. This has everything to do with “QE Infinity” and could be an opening for stablecoins.
As the current economic crisis comes into clearer focus, how leading voices from pop culture to crypto including Carlota Perez, The Chainsmokers, Ray Yousseff and many others are reimaging money.
Blockchains are flexible new forms of public infrastructure, says Michael Casey. Plus: with China rushing in, Africa is a prime battleground for the future of money.